The Beatles This Week: May 10 – May 16

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This Week In Beatles History

May 10 – May 16


Did you ever wonder about what The Beatles were up to on a week-to-week basis? Are you a Beatles trivia buff? Test your knowledge here as you look at what happened to The Beatles in a specific week in time.

May 11, 1963 – The album “Please Please Me” rose to the top of the British charts and stayed there for 30 weeks.

May 10, 1964 – The Beatles were featured on Radio Luxembourg’s Sunday night program, “This Is Their Life.”

May 10, 1965 – The boys had a recording session at Abbey Road to tape “Dizzy Miss Lizzy” and “Bad Boy.”

May 11, 1965 – This was the final day of filming for the band for the movie, “Help!”

May 16, 1966 – Overdubbing, mixing, and copying for the album “Revolver” took place at Abbey Road.

May 11, 1967 – “Baby You’re a Rich Man” was recorded at the Olympic Sound Studios in London. It was the first song to be recorded for the upcoming movie, “Yellow Submarine.”

May 14, 1968 – While visiting New York, John and Paul appeared on “The Tonight Show,” hosted by baseball player Joe Garagiola. This was also the night that Linda Eastman gave Paul her phone number.

May 13, 1970 – The film “Let It Be” opened in New York.

May 15, 1971 – John and Yoko’s films “Apotheosis (Balloon)” and “Fly” premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.

May 12, 1972 – Wings released their first single “Mary Had a Little Lamb”/”Little Woman Love” in the UK.

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Last updated: May 10, 2009
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